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: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engineers found that development along the waterfront was causing pollution. so their search led them to the nearby schuylkill river. philadelphia developed technologies to pump water from the river into the city. these technologies established engineering concept
, in the philadelphia suburbs which traditionally have been republican. tom corbett is making a mistake tacking to the right, because he's making himself vulnerable in the places where elections are won or lost. >> i just want to ask why is it that your base is so unexcited. you make the case there's whack jobs on the other side and you used the word fruit loops. >> they're whacky also. >> pick your word. what can do you? >> dana said it very well, communication failure, no question. the white house, the best communicators during a campaign i've ever seen in all my 33 years in politics they haven't communicated well. the health care bill is a good bill for average pennsylvanians. for small businesses. 125,000 small businesses with 25 employees or less, john n pennsylvania, are eligible for a 35% tax credit. i don't think 10% of them know it. how many people do you think know that they got a tax cut, if they earned less than $200,000, they got an $800 tax cut, their families in the stimulus program. i don't think 5 out of 1,000 know that. we didn't communicate the things we've done well, that's
the country where the president is quite popular, and one of those places is philadelphia. >> hope will beat fear every time and the future will beat the past! that's what this election is about. >> reporter: in many parts of the nation, the last thing democratic candidates want is to share a stage with president obama. (cheers and applause). >> reporter: but in philadelphia today, congressman joe sestak, who's running for the senate, said he's thrilled. >> i'm proud to welcome him here because he's got the same message i have. >> reporter: with control of the senate on the line, the president is in full campaign mode, helping sestak raise money but even in this overwhelmingly democratic city, that won't be easy. many democrats here are disspiritted. >> i think that the political mood is one of fear and of panic but... >> reporter: for democrats, you mean? >> for democrats. >> reporter: and some former obama supporters are just fed up. >> i don't care anymore. i just... i'm done being idolistic. i'm done. >> reporter: presidential candidate obama won pennsylvania decisively two years ago, ev
. this red box just south of philadelphia. does include the baltimore area. right on the border through d.c. pretty much all of eastern virginia and eastern north carolina is under this tornado watch. again, we have a couple warnings out there near virginia beach at this time. but that's about it. so we'll watch isolated weak tornadoes. i don't think we're going to see a tornado outbreak but could see weaker ones. these bands of rain have been impressive. the center of the storm you can see a spin as it heads up toward raleigh. but these streamers off the coast we're getting drenched and a training rain effect. flash flood warnings through much of eastern north carolina. now that heavy rain is making its way through d.c., baltimore and philadelphia. and now the rain is beginning on long island and new york city. it's going to be a very rough morning commute all along i-95. the winds will be picking up during the day today but the heaviest rain looks to be from d.c. to baltimore to philly and eastern portions of pennsylvania are going to see a lot of rain. our computers are estimating anyw
? they are talking about the quarterback situation in philadelphia. albert haynes worth is back and in the game plan for sunday. it is coming four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >>> the redskins were back on the field today after a day off. walter and williams had a brace on his injured knee and did not practice, albert haynes worth is back. while his ankle is sore, he is expected to play sunday against the rams. the defensive coordinator is all for the big guy being a part of this. >> it is bothering him a bit. i want to get him going to help us win some games. wha
pictures of air force one taking off heading to philadelphia. president obama is speaking today to school kids, encouraging them to focus on their education and we'll have more on that to come later this hour. >>> senate republicans are digging in their heels blocking the president's plan to keep tax cut force the middle class but not the super rich. so much for john boehner's suggestion of compromise. this morning mitch mcconnell flat out said he's not for the president's plan. >> i will tell you what i think we should be fighting for in the senate, a current extension of the rates. >> president obama blasted republicans for holding middle class americans hostage. >> we could get that done this week, but we're still in this wrestling match with john boehner and mitch mcconnell about the last 2%, 3% where on average we would be giving them $100,000 for people making $1 million or more. >> luke russert on capitol hill. here is the thing, luke, both sides claim they want to help the middle class. so where is the compromise? >> reporter: what you're seeing now, contessa, in the short three w
and the weekend is even better. >>> redskins and philadelphia, guess what. i am going with the redskins. they have already been made a big underdog in philadelphia. they have the day off today to think about it and get focus for their second division game. meanwhile, though wizards were back on the court this afternoon. training camp is under way. how do they look? what are they doing? >> they are looking good. this is a new team, a fresh team. the first official practice wrapped up a moment ago. they tip of training camp last month with midnight madness. we captured some video off the course, getting treatment on his knee. the wizards tell us it is routine procedure. meanwhile, the team's new wall, impressedohn waljohn us with his abilities. >> back to fundamentals, back to execution basketball, and back to having fun. you go back to when you were a kid, almost, when you had fun. do not lose the passion and the fun. that is all i'm saying. >> the wizards will trend throughout the week, gearing up for their first preseason game in dallas on october 5. >>> stephen strasbourg spoke with the media to
. downpours, large hail and gusty winds around philadelphia, new york and boston. >> much of the northeast will hover around the 80-degree mark. miami climbs to 87. 60s from minneapolis to detroit. and 72 in fargo. triple-digits for phoenix and sacramento. 85 in salt lake city. 70 in seattle. >>> your business news is next. blackberry takes on the ipad, unveiling its new tablet computer. >>> and a major airline merger shaking up the industry again. what does the deal mean for you? >>> plus, bristol palin's biggest supporter drops by the >>> a big deal is shaking up the airline industry. southwest airs is planning to buy airtran. the $1.4 billion deal would move southwest into 37 new cities, including atlanta. and while southwest says it will drop airtran's baggage fees when they combine, the merger could mean fewer discounts. >>> and time, now, for a check of market activity, starting overseas. tokyo's nikkei average lost more than 100 points today. hong kong's hang seng is down in late trading. and in london, the ftse opened lower. on monday, the dow lost 48 points. meanwhile, the nasdaq
here in pennsylvania from pittsburgh out east to philadelphia number one issue. >> woodruff: karen castle, whether there's a border or not, what does it look like there in ohio? >> absolutely here in ohio we hear an awful lot about this state being the first in the recession and the last out of it to whenever it might happen. we've got three major things that are a problem here in ohio when you start looking at the economy. the unemployment rate is at 10.3%. it's dropped every month since march. but it's still at sustained levels that we haven't seen in two decades. we also have foreclosures. the mortgage brokers association ranks ohio sixth in the nation in foreclosures. one in ten ohioans are at risk of losing their homes according to data released in june. and then you also have an upcoming budget deficit for next year which is estimated to go as high as $8 billion. absolutely the economy is a critical issue here. >> woodruff: in nevada, what does it look like there? >> it's absolutely the only issue here. i mean we have the highest unemployment rate nearly 15%. we've had nearly
, philadelphia, you have a race with sestak and pat toomey and it's a pretty tight race. you have a lot of democrats across the state of pennsylvania, so they're sending him here for two events today, a fundraiser followed by a dinner, ask then later the fundraiser for the democratic committee expected to raise $1 million. so the idea is to send him out and try to rattle the base, because if democrats can shake voters out of their appeathy, they'll do just fine in november. >> my big question today. why are we seeing so much enthusiasm for the tea party's message of freedom and small government? i'd like to hear your thoughts on t. you can reach me on twitter, on facebook. my e-mail address is contess >>> breaking news right now coming to us in manhattan, new york. you're seeing now the black smoke that is reported from a wooden trestle under the metro north tracks over harlem river. this would be the train tracks that take trains, the metro north trains coming in from the noerp pa northern part of new york and even new jersey, brings them right into grand central st
, the philadelphia experience showed that there were approximately one-third of all sex crimes reported in philadelphia which were not investigated by the police. if there was an audit conducted and it showed that some 2300 sexual assault cases had been incorrectly handled, the philadelphia police department changed their approach to bring in women to review the files using transparency and requiring that the before matter was reported, they soon found that it was filed by two police officers. as i have taken a look at these statistics, i found that times have not changed very much from the days that i was an assistant district attorney, some years ago. when i was elected district attorney in 1965, i instituted a change and procedures and established a special rate unit. at that time, rape complainants were interviewed in a regular detective room where they had dozen or more desks. witnesses were interviewed in hearing range of many people, not conducive for a victim of rape. i changed that policy. we made those interviews privately conducted. at that time, photographs were taken to --
. >>> and this comes to us from philadelphia where one group of kids going back to school was made even more exciting by a pep talk from high up. president obama talked to students at philadelphia's masterman school receiving a rock star's welcome with standing ovation and did he havening spring. the if the president shared comical and inspiring schools from his own high school years. i'm lynn berry and this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning, everyone. we are off to a cool start on this wednesday morning. the temperatures are in the low to mid 50's. 52 in frederick are now. 56 at the airport. mostly sunny skies today. it will be nice and milder this afternoon with highs around 80. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we will give you the latest on the tropics. temperatureck the on tv hill. here is a look ahead to 11 news today. >> it does look like patricia jessamy's name will not be on the november ballot. details are next. >> a dramatic nigh
. tuesday retail sales wednesday and thursday new york and philadelphia manufacturing surveys. will we see disappointing numbers from one or both of these? that is a definite possibility. particularly in the philadelphia manufacturing survey. last month it was shockingly bad. it was a negative seven when we expected a reading of seven. the estimates are very low so most of them are pretty conservative estimates so we do have a chance for a pretty good upside. while the data may be better than expected it will not be great. are we looking at flat growth for the next several months potentially? yes it will probably flatten out as we get towards the end of this year. hopefully we will see it start to pick up a little bit getting into the first quarter of 2011. we are still talking about the ural mass. worries over euro banks are back in the news. we already knew the stress tests really were not convincing because they really did not take the sovereign debt into account on banks' books. so why are people nervous again? it was kind of quantified how much of a gap there really was last week. it
and they beat san diego 27-20. and philadelphia's michael vick three touchdown passes and ran for a t.d. himself. the eagles beat the jaguars 28-3. in baseball, philadelphia clinched the playoff spot even though they lost to the mets because cincinnati homered and stomped san diego 12-2. the reds' magic number to win the central division down to one. with the score tied in the tenth inning, boston walked in the winning run for the yankees, 4-3 victory. the yankees' magic number to reach the playoffs is down to one. >>> when we come back this morning, another look at the morning's top stories and staff shuffle. the obama white house gets set for some big changes. hanges. words alone aren't enough. my job is to listen to the needs and frustrations of the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel or restaurant workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. our job is to listen and find ways to help. that means working with communities. restoring the jobs, tourist beaches, and businesses impacted by
had their 100th 90-degree day of the candar year. philadelphia, you broke your record yesterday for the most 90-degree days in one year. the heat this summer has been incredible and it's going to continue as we go throughout the day today. as far as the forecast goes, it looks like we're going to see the cooler air coming down from the north. billings at 44 there. that's a sign of thingsto come. as of now, we have the cooler air and warmer air hitting it and that's where we're getting the heavy rain. thre's a lot of it outside of denver and into colorado. this area of low pressure is going to be an area of possible flooding ins, especially up there in minnesota and wisconsin. that's where this morning we're watching these thunderstorms south of rochester and eventually they'll work there way intthe green bay area. so the forecast for today, warm in the southeast, so watch out for those storms from kansas city up into wisconsin. that's a look at your thursday forecast. now here is a look at the wlr outside your window. sunshine and hot conditions. look at memphis, tennessee. what
in philadelphia philadelphia. so that's 15 games in total. the nfl announced today that ben roethlisbergers has been reduced from six games to four for good behavior. he was disciplined following sexual assault allegations this spring. he can come back october 17th against the browns. >>> based on the fact that practically none of the guys that will start against the cowboys next sunday started in the preseason finale against arizona or played in the game. here's what we take away from the loss last night. nothing. however, one interesting note regarding who did play last night. namely hanes worst. in a game where the stars pretty much all got to rest, shanahan made big al play all four quarters and practically every defensive snap. an the round mound of frown was none too pleased about it. he refused to talk after the game. although the coach did. >> we have to get him playing time so he can get in football shape an i have to look at the film to tell you how he played but that's one of the reason he plays defensive and tackle position. we have to get him as good as he can be and get in footbal
there screaming and yelling in philadelphia. a walk off. -- that is why they are screaming and yelling in philadelphia. >> monday morning quarterbacking tomorrow. exactly. >>> >>> tomorrow, 5 to seven degrees cooler. are you ready for summer to make a comeback? we have a warm-up, and then the first day of autumn, well above average. near 90. >>> all right, we will be right back. >>> all right, we will be right back. ♪
to make. ♪ >>> two people were shot to death, another wounded at a kraft food plant in philadelphia. a female employee, suspended from her job last night, had benes escorted from the building only ten minutes before. witnesses say yvonne hiller returned with a gun and open fire on coworkers. after an hour a bloody standoff ended, s.w.a.t. team members arrested the woman. >>> authorities have told resident on the west side of boulder, colorado, to be prepared to evacuate. residents were allowed back for a short time yesterday but the sheriff's department closed the roads again. high winds threatened to fan those flames. >> i do not want people to burn in their houses in the middle of the night because we can't get to them or get a phone call to them. it seemed the prudent thing to do, was to let them up there to gather as much stuff as they could and get them out of there before this wind develops. >> the fire has destroyed about 170 homes in the rocky mountain foothills. more than 6,000 acres have been burned. the fire is only 30% contained. >>> in health news in thoerng l morning,
-wise, in philadelphia for today, 83 degrees. tampa, scattered showers and thunderstorms, 91. as we look at chicago, not too bad, but we will see some clouds across the country and memphis, look for highs right around 91 degrees. >>> that's a look at the weather where you live. lynn, back to you. >> scott, thanks so much. >>> well, the issues ahead this week on wall street. and a former hp big shot checks out the competition. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, the critics learn this weekend at the box office never underestimate the drawing power of the heavy weight hollywood star. >>> red sox try to avoid a sweep, a bizarre ending for the rangers, and a tradition that has ruffled a few feathers. you're watching "early today." >> good morning, and welcome back to "early today." i'm lynn berry. here are some of your top headlines this morning. less than a week after the u.s. declared the end of combat operations in iraq, american troops opened fire on suicide bombers who assaulted a baghdad army base yesterday. the fighting killed 12 people and wounded dozens more. mo
-packed residential neighborhood. >>> let's get a check on your weather now from wcau in philadelphia, meteorologist michelle grossman. good morning. >> good morning. happy friday. >> happy friday to you. >> looking at cool conditions in the northeast, feeling a little fall-like. looking at temperatures now, temperatures mainly in the 50s. some spots in the 60s. 62 in new york city. 60 in philadelphia. back to the west, throughout parts of western pennsylvania, temperatures in the 50s. friday's weather looking pretty good. again, looking at a mix of sun and clouds, quiet to end the work week. we will start out the weekend nice, too temperatures mainly in the 70s. up to the north, watching a bit of rain as an area of low pressure along the canadian maritimes. friday feeling summer-like throughout the southeast. seeing temperatures in the 90s, also seeing a bit of rain throughout the tennessee valley as well what is left over from tropical storm hermine makes its way throughout the northern plains. that's a look at friday's weather. >> thank you very much, michelle. >>> time for sports now, first game
't be rescued until november. >>> after hearing this story, a debt giving way in philadelphia. welcome in, i'm megan pringle, happy labor day. if you don't have the day off, we feel your pain. >> where's your pain? right here? >> meteorologist lynette charles, good morning, lynette. >> good morning, jamie. you set yourself up for that one, that was a good one. >>> all right, let's talk about what's going on for today. we had earl on friday skim us across ocean city. all in all, we'll have a beautiful day. it's going to linger. lovely labor day. ample sunshine will continue, warming air will come back by mid-week. we'll cool that down by the end of the week. we have a roller coaster ride through the end of the week. maryland's most powerful radar, we're high and dry, will stay that way through the next few days. all five sweeps are on as of now. your 12-hour forecast, i think you'll like it. waking up this morning at 69 degrees. by lunch time, around 79. still mostly sunny, that will continue into the afternoon. i have something you can do today. eat your lunch outdoors. i like that, i'm goin
tonight. the national star pitcher was pounded in philadelphia. he gave up six runs and didn't make it out of the first inning. the first inng for raj was all the phillies needed as they crewsed to victory over the 115th straight sellout at citizens state park in philadelphia. a bright spot for the nationals tonight with danny espinoza on second. he comes around to score. nationals tay tke a 1-0 lead. bottom of the fourth now. nationals pitcher jason marquee had a brutal opening, to say the least. chase utley comes in to score, as does ryan howard. that makes it 3-1. a bauble from zimmerman and his troubles are far from over. oswalt gets in on the action. marquee's night is ver. he faced nine batters and recorded exactly one out. he gave up six runs in one inning before the phillies lost 9-1. >>> devon omas was the first taken by the draft. now thomas is battling just to get on the field in shanahan's new team. he was basically the fifth wide receiver. last night's game plan, armstrong, galloway and williams. he's been relegated to a kick return wel. thomas did do that well. he averaged 38
. we have the owner with us. >>> we are getting ready for philadelphia on sunday. i wish you could smell it in here. if we are tailgating, there are potential health risks to tell us about and give us tips to avoid them. >> slaughtly. the worst thing that can happen to you on game day is that you get a case of food poisoning or cross contamination. the number one cause of this. people get there. they have a cooler full of bratwurst and chicken and sal lammies. they grab a chicken, put it on the grill. wipe a hand on a paper towel and grab a hot dog and then the bacteria is crossing over. >> you have a tip for chicken. >> best thing to do is take your chicken the night before. take vegetable oil, salt, pepper, paprika and rub that on the chicken and bake it at 475 for 45 minutes and take the thermometer. $4 is the best investment you can make for your kitchen. check the temperature, 165. chill it overnight. take it with you and you have no chance of cross contamination. all the food is already cooked. put it on the grill and cook for 15 minutes and you have all the grill flavor. >>
. >>> in philadelphia, right fielder jason hayes made an error that led to the philadelphia go ahead run. >>> by the way, in the seventh inning of that game, a fan ran onto the field in a red costume. atlanta left fielder matt diaz tripped up the fan. security guards took him away. diaz got an ovation from the phillies' crowd out there. >>> when we come back this morning, another look at this morning's top stories. >>> plus, the woman that burned herself in that asid attack hoax now faces criminal charges. stay once... stay twice... earn a free night! two separate stays at comfort inn or any of these choice hotels can earn you a free night -- only when you book at when you spend $50 or more, including sale prices. download your coupon at plus, apparel clearance is up to 80% off. sears. [ female announcer ] we've got stains, down to a science. new wisk, with our breakthrough stain spectrum technology targets all the major stain groups like particulates and oils. its enzymes and cleaning agents fight a full range of stains. ♪ you'll never look at stains, the same way
york, chicago, philadelphia, richmond, and atlanta growth was reported as slow and the western us ranked among those showing modest economic growth since late july. >>> on now to wall street where stocks bounced back a bit. the dow opened higher gaining 46 points and lose some momentum following the report of the nasdaq gained 19. >>> the president called for an end to the so-called pushed dominic bush tax cut and called it the desire to cut taxes on millionaires and billionaires. the president aimed at republican leader john baynard and let's hear now from the president. >> let me be clear that mr. baynard and everybody else, we should not hold middle-class tax cuts hostage any longer. >> the president's economic agenda includes proposing an extension of tax cuts for households making less than $250,000 a year or individuals making less than $200,000. he also wants $180,000 in expanded business tax cuts. republicans have called for a two-year freeze on all taxes. >>> here at home in san francisco today people gather to remember finger bay area newsman dave michael hatton -- gathe
. >>> this comes to us from philadelphia. for one group of kids going back to school was made even more deciding by a pep talk from high up. president obama spoke to students at philadelphia's masterman school receiving a rock star's welcome with a stand are ovation and deafening screams the president shared comical and inspiring personal stories from his own high school years, encouraging his attentive audience to develop drive and determination and value a good education. >>> i'm lynn berry, and this is "early today." just your first stop of the day, today on your nbc station. >>> supporting your village can be a heavy undertaking. in india, residents drag a huge bolder up a mountain three miles an the ceremony believed to make their village rock solid. the annual tradition is led by the village elder along with men who remain on a strict diet for a year. >>> in france, fairytale weddings can be a dream come true, at least for couples with a cinderella carriage ride under the eiffel tower in england. it will cost you. the tour will set you back $1,500. >>> cliff diving is not only extreme, it'
philadelphia for the league champion -- sunday against philadelphia for the league championship at 11:30 they begin. last year they were in the bottom. this year they go from worse to first. the pride, will be the fourth time the two teams meet this year. the gold pride won the first time and when you schedule a championship game on a football sunday with the raiders and 49ers, what do you say we buck tradition? want to go to hayward? >> yeah. got to support the local team. >> tweet me as soon as you arrive. you've got football, it's like a religion. don't schedule your game. have it 3 a.m. on thursday morning. >> as long as they win. >> exactly. what an attitude. it's about competing, not winning. >> as long as they compete and win. >> no. all right. did you know hockey season is here? yes. tonight last year's stanley cup hero practicing with his blackhawks helmet and pads. the sharks tonight lost to anaheim 5-4 and i'll say this in a very pleasant way. instead of getting highlights, let's rerun and keep our cameraman home on safe ground. we run some practice video from four days ago
gold pride, a south bay entry. they play this game sun against philadelphia for the league champion -- sunday against philadelphia for the league championship at 11:30 they begin. last year they were in the bottom. this year they go from worse to first. the pride, will be the fourth time the two teams meet this year. the gold pride won the first time and when you schedule a championship game on a football sunday with the raiders and 49ers, what do you say we buck tradition? want to go to hayward? >> yeah. got to support the local team. >> tweet me as soon as you arrive. you've got football, it's like a religion. don't schedule your game. have it 3 a.m. on thursday morning. >> as long as they win. >> exactly. what an attitude. it's about competing, not winning. >> as long as they compete and win. >> no. all right. did you know hockey season is here? yes. tonight last year's stanley cup hero practicing with his blackhawks helmet and pads. the sharks tonight lost to anaheim 5-4 and i'll say this in a very pleasant way. instead of getting hig
will it donovan because next up is philadelphia the eagles in philly. a 4:15 game on fox. people are already talking about it and marking it on their calendars to see what type of reception donovan mcnabb gets in the sister of brotherly love. where his brother michael vick is now the quarterback. have a great night. i will see you tomorrow.
, many washingtonians will turn their attention to mcnabb and his return to philadelphia as a redskin. more on that coming up in sports. >>> it is 5:21. let's see who's celebrating a birthday on this last day of the month. >>> welcome back. mcnabb is talking about his feelings as he heads to philadelphia this week. he spent 11 seasons with them. many people are asking whether he will play extra hard in hopes of showing his old team he still has it. >> every player has a chip on their shoulder about something. is this something that i use? maybe just an added chip i guess. >> they will probably boo him. they boo everybody up there. >> reporter: some of his teammates don't expect he will get a warm welcome from the philadelphia crowd but mcnabb says he thinks he will be cheered. the redskins take on philadelphia on sunday at 4:15. the nationals have played the last home game of the season. a bad outing for debt wilier. he gave up four homers and seven earned runs to the phillies. the nationals lose 7-1 but finish with a winning record of 41-39. they play three games in new york this wee
and mother fighting back after she says that screeners at the airport at the philadelphia airport went way too far. >>> a christian rock concert draws thousands of troops on a military base, but does it cross the line of separation of church and state? >>> and it is a concept that's spreading like wildfire, for people who are tired of the 9:00 to 5:00 job. >>> make sure you become part of the conversation. send me a message on twitter and facebook, check out my blog. we want to hear from you. uck, m. tow and pull without getting stuck month. sweat every day to make an honest buck...month. and if you're gonna try and do this in anything other than a chevy... well, good luck...month. great deals on the complete family of chevy trucks all backed for a hundred thousand miles. it's truck month. now buy this 2011 all-star edition silverado and combine the option package discount with other offers for a total value of five thousand dollars. see your local chevrolet dealer. hey what's going on? doing the shipping. man, it would be a lot easier if we didn't have to weigh 'em all. if those boxes are
. it is ridiculous. >> they really have to focus now. up next for the skins a real challenge, a visit to philadelphia and of course the eagles with michael vick as the quarterback. they beat the jaguars on sunday 28-3. whoa! >>> it is six after the hour. time for another "living $mart" report. jessica doyle is here with coffee talk and we are shaking our heads over the skins and the eagles. >> at least we have coffee. >> i tell ya. glen. >> one way to get through the day. wednesday is national coffee day. and we are addicted. a survey came out from our partners a career builder and dunkin' donuts and it shows a cup of joe helps to keep us product i have and energetic at the office. here's the numbers for ya. 32% of workers said they need a cup of coffee to get through the day. 43% reported they are less productive if they don't drink coffee on the job. coffee equals congratulations for 24% of us. and keep the refills coming. 37% drink two or more cups a day. how many do you drink? >> i only drink a little bit to get the throat warm but i'm a holiday person. i get my white mocha on holidays only. i kn
made some big plays. >> the skins fall through one and two and they face the eagles in philadelphia next week. that is not a good. michael vick has been sensational with the eagles. they defeated jacksonville. the philadelphia phillies are trying to keep their lead. the nationals took two of three on the weekend including a victory on sunday. ted leonsis wants you to forget about last season's disaster of a franchise. it is a new year with a new star and the no. 1 draft pick john wall. there's a midnight to off practice at george mason, doors open to the public at 11:00 p.m. >>> 62 degrees on this monday. the news continues at 5:30. still ahead, the commonwealth takes a top spot on a new list ranking gun crimes. >>> president obama it's the campaign trail this week hoping to the right notes with voters. i'm emily schmitt in washington. that story's coming up. >>> meteorologist adam caskey and belfort furniture weather center in. this is what we have been center in. this is what we have been looking for two. more bold flavor!onds! more variety! more value! more of what you want... no
to the semifinals to take on kim clijsters. >>> in baseball, philadelphia took over first place in the national league east. the phillies hit a tie-breaking single here, eighth inning against the marlins. philadelphia beat florida 8-7 to go up a half game on atlanta. >>> and san diego, adrian gonzalez doubled against the dodgers and gave the first place paid drays wh padres what they needed. >>> 2005 heisman trophy winner reggie bush may be stripped of that award. he's been declared ineligible for the season because of illegal gifts he took from two sports marketers. bush would be the first heisman winner to have that taken away. >>> when we return, after nine years of 9/11, there's finally major progress to be seen at ground zero. [ female announcer ] fiber has never looked better. all-natural benefiber. the fiber supplement that's tasteless and dissolves completely. to make getting fiber easier. that's the beauty of benefiber. stay twice... earn a free night! two separate stays at comfort inn or any of these choice hotels can earn you a free night -- only when you book at >>
to be terrific and everyone is getting geared up for it. donovan mcnabb's returned to philadelphia is all anyone is talking about. it is like the super bowl. even at redskins park it is all you hear. he set the record for wins and titles and even took them to the super bowl. i guess this is all to be expected. mike shanahan, how do you think that the fans will react to mcnabb? >> i'm sure they will react. that is just the nature of our game, but i think out of respect for what he's done, i think a lot of people will be surprised. >> philadelphia fans are notorious for being a bit over the line and even rude. we have -- we ask some philly fans what they can expect. >> i do not know. i think surprisingly, he might still get a lot of love for philadelphia. >> no love lost. they wanted him out years ago. he just held on. >> i think he will get some cheers and jeers. >> he will get next cheers and boos, but it will be mostly cheers. >> all i can say is this is going to be some kind of fun. lebron james and his manager maverick carter said race was a factor went he decided to sign with the miami heat.
employers and in philadelphia, you are one of commissioner ramsay's employers. is he doing a good job on the subject? >> absolutely, and we are working intensively with him on domestic violence and stopping. we're putting a hole protocol -- and stocking. we are putting a hole protocol in place. -- whole protocol in place. they have been incredibly responsive to the advocacy community. >> senator gardner? >> we year the statistics and numbers and i really want to thank ms. williams for being here to put a face on the issue. and when you put -- when you hear the testimony of those who have been victimized, you realize how many families have been involved and affected by the policies and the laws that we pass and the way they are implemented. it is not easy to appear before us and i thank both of you for being here to help understand a bit better the seriousness of what we are dealing with. and as tracie and mr. ramsey, you talk about the statistical information. without the statistics you cannot allocate the resources. the police has to allocate to their resources. local governments an
francisco treat, the boss is honored and a grand catch in anaheim. plus, philadelphia is known as the city of brotherly love, as long as you don't try running onto the field. your first look at sports is straight ahead. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ whistling ] [ dog barking ] [ sniffing ] [ male announcer ] missing something? like 2 pairs of glasses for $99.99 at sears optical, with bifocal lenses for just $25 more per pair. hurry in to sears optical today and don't miss a thing. you're checking out my awesome headband. that's when you find out your cut-rate insurance it ain't payin' for this. so get allstate. [ dennis ] dollar for dollar nobody protects you from mayhem like allstate. we're with you when you're saving for your dreams. [ woman ] when you want a bank that travels with you. with you when you're ready for the next move. [ male announcer ] now that wells fargo and wachovia have come together, what's in it for you? unprecedented strength, the stability of the leading community bank in the nation and with 12,000 atms and thousands of branches, we're with you in more w
. wet along much of the east coast, with flooding on i-95, from boston to philadelphia. also on i-40 and 95 in the carolinas. showers could make it slick on i-84 from detroit to chicago. and i-90 from milwaukee to indianapolis. >> if you're flying today, you can expect airport delays in boston, philadelphia, new york, washington, charlotte and miami. >>> there has been disturbing testimony in the case of an army sergeant, accused of launching a plan to kill innocent 1i68ians in afghanistan. >> it's among the most serious war crime cases to come out of the afghan war so far. brian ross has more from the hearing. >> reporter: in february, in a call for help from his army base in afghanistan. adam winfield told his parents in florida, via facebook, that his staff sergeant was murdering innocent afghan civilians. but he didn't feel safe telling anyone on the base about it. >> he said, if he told anybody over there, he would never make it past that night. he would never make it home. >> reporter: winfields say they called six different army officers and a senator to get help. >> thank you
's going to return to the business of trying to get democrats elected when he goes to philadelphia to stump for senate candidate joe sestak. the white house is trying to give sestak a boost, despite support for arlen specter in the democratic party. joining us live from philadelphia with more, athena. >> reporter: good morning, thomas. as you said, the president heads to philadelphia this afternoon for two fund-raising events for senate candidate joe sestak at the convention center. the first a reception, followed by a dinner. he'll head to the pyramid club. the joe sestak price range goes up to $2400. for the dnc fund-raisers they start at $10,000 and go up to $34,400. that dnc convenient is supposed to raise $1 million, they expect. having the president headline fund-raisers is all about trying to rev up the democratic party base. we heard former president bill clinton say on "meet the press" this weekend if the democrats can shake voters out of their sense of an think, they'll do fine against republicans in november. that's what these events are all about. what we're likely to hear the p
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